FEDERAL GRANTS AND RULES: WEEK ENDING DECEMBER 23, 2016

Department of Commerce

Economic Development Administration

FY 2017 Economic Development Assistance Programs ­ Application submission and program requirements for EDA’s Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance programs.

Deadline: There are no submission deadlines under this opportunity.

Award Size: Award Ceiling: $3,000,000

Award Floor: $100,000

with cost sharing

Publication Date: 12/23

Summary: EDA solicits applications from applicants in rural and urban areas to provide investments that support construction, non-construction, technical assistance, and revolving loan fund projects under EDA’s Public Works and EAA programs.

 

Department of Education

Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII): Teacher and School Leader Incentive Program CFDA Number 84.374A

Deadline: Mar 24, 2017

Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: February 4, 2017.

Award Size: 15 Awards with cost sharing

Program Funding: $159,000,000

Publication Date: 12/20

Summary: The purpose of TSL is to assist States, local educational agencies (LEAs), and nonprofit organizations to develop, implement, improve, or expand comprehensive performance-based compensation systems or human capital management systems for teachers, principals, and other school leaders (especially for teachers, principals, and other school leaders in high-need schools) who raise student academic achievement and close the achievement gap between high- and low-performing students.

 

Department of Education

Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII): Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) Grant Program CFDA Number 84.367D

Deadline: Mar 07, 2017

Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: January 20, 2017

Award Size: 3 Awards

Program Funding: $40,000,000

Publication Date: 12/21

Summary: The SEED program provides funding for grants to National Not-for-Profit Organizations for projects that support teacher or principal training or professional enhancement activities and that are supported by at least Moderate Evidence of Effectiveness.

 

Department of Energy – Office of Science

Office of Science

Subsurface Biogeochemical Research

Deadline: Apr 05, 2017

Award Size: 20 Awards

Program Funding: $4,000,000

Award Ceiling: $600,000

Award Floor: $200,000

Publication Date: 12/23

Summary: The mission of the Climate and Environmental Sciences Division (CESD) within BER is to advance a robust predictive understanding of Earth’s climate and environmental systems and to inform the development of sustainable solutions to the Nation’s energy and environmental challenges.

 

Department of Energy

Golden Field Office

Advanced Manufacturing Projects for Emerging Research Exploration

Deadline: Mar 30, 2017  A mandatory Concept Paper is due 01/31/2017

Award Size: 40 Awards with cost sharing

Program Funding: $35,000,000

Award Ceiling: $2,500,000

Award Floor: $250,000

Publication Date: 12/22

Summary: The topic areas are: Topic Area 1: Advanced Materials. The Advanced Materials Topic Area focuses on advances in innovative materials and the devices and systems that incorporate them for energy-saving opportunities and improved functionality. Topic Area 2: Advanced Processes. The Advanced Processes Topic Area focuses on advancing transformational next-generation processes and technologies not bound by limitations of current processes. Topic Area 3: Modeling and Analysis Tools for Materials and Manufacturing. The Modeling and Analysis Tools for Materials and Manufacturing Topic Area focuses on optimization of energy and materials usage across the lifecycle of manufactured products through the use of information technology.

 

Department of Energy

National Energy Technology Laboratory

Fiscal Year 2017 Vehicle Technologies Deployment Funding Opportunity Announcement

Deadline: Mar 24, 2017

Award Size: 7 Awards with cost sharing

Program Funding: $155,900,000

Award Ceiling: $5,000,000

Award Floor: $1,000,000

Publication Date: 12/21

Summary: This FOA supports a broad portfolio of advanced highway transportation technologies that reduce petroleum consumption and improve energy efficiency while meeting or exceeding performance and cost expectations. VTO seeks projects that catalyze the deployment of alternative fuels and energy efficient “smart” mobility systems through two (2) Areas of Interest (AOIs) – one seeking highly-leveraged, community-based alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) deployment projects, and another for “living lab” deployments of energy efficient “smart” mobility systems.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Administration for Community Living

Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Using Robotics and Automation to Improve Accessible Transportation Options for Individuals with Disabilities

Deadline: ESTIMATED: May 06, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Award Ceiling: $500,000

Publication Date: 12/21

Summary: The purpose is to improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act by generating new knowledge or developing methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technologies that advance a wide range of independent living and employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most significant disabilities.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Administration for Community Living

Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Community Living and Participation (Research)

Deadline: Feb 21, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Award Ceiling: $500,000

Publication Date: 12/21

Summary: The purpose is to plan and conduct research, demonstration projects, training, and related activities, including international activities, to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities, and to improve the effectiveness of services.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Administration for Community Living

Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Community Living and Participation (Development)

Deadline: Feb 21, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Award Ceiling: $500,000

Publication Date: 12/21

Summary: The purpose is to plan and conduct research, demonstration projects, training, and related activities, including international activities, to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities, and to improve the effectiveness of services.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Administration for Community Living

Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Community Living and Participation (Research)

Deadline: Feb 21, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Award Ceiling: $500,000

Publication Date: 12/21

Summary: The purpose is to plan and conduct research, demonstration projects, training, and related activities, including international activities, to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities, and to improve the effectiveness of services.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Administration for Community Living

Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Programs Financed Solely by 2017 Prevention and Health Funds (PPHF-2017)

Deadline: ESTIMATED

Post Date: Jan 31, 2017

Due Date: Apr 04, 2017

Award Size: 8 Awards

Program Funding: $4,023,717

Award Ceiling: $600,000

Award Floor: $500,000

Publication Date: 12/22

Summary: The Administration on Aging (AoA) within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) forecasts the possible availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 funds to make three-year grants to approximately 6-8 entities to bring to scale and sustain evidence-based falls prevention programs that will reduce the number of falls, fear of falling, and fall-related injuries in older adults and adults with disabilities.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Administration for Community Living

Empowering Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities through Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Programs Financed Solely by 2017 Prevention and Public Health Funds (PPHF-2017)

Deadline: ESTIMATED

Post Date: Jan 31, 2017

Due Date: Apr 04, 2017

Award Size: 8 Awards

Program Funding: $6,413,619

Award Ceiling: $900,000

Award Floor: $500,000

Publication Date: 12/22

Summary: The Administration on Aging (AoA) within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) forecasts the possible availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 funds to make three-year grants to approximately 6-8 entities to bring to scale and sustain evidence-based programs that empower older adults and adults with disabilities to better manage their chronic conditions.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Centers for Disease Control – NCBDDD

Documentation and Use of Follow-up Diagnostic and Intervention Services Data through the Maintenance and Enhancement of the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Information System (EHDI-IS)

Deadline: Mar 06, 2017

Award Size: 42 Awards

Program Funding: $20,700,000

Award Ceiling: $250,000

Publication Date: 12/23

Summary: State governments are eligible.  This Funding Opportunity Announcement will support the idenfication and implementation of approaches to strengthen the program’s capacity to capture complete and accurate data on all infants in need of recommended follow-up diagnostic and intervention services.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Centers for Disease Control – NCBDDD

Surveillance, intervention, and referral to services activities for infants with microcephaly or other adverse outcomes linked with the Zika virus

Deadline: Jan 26, 2017

Award Size: 10 Awards

Program Funding: $8,500,000

Award Ceiling: $200,000

Award Floor: $100,000

Publication Date: 12/23

Summary: Ten (10) eligible/non-responsive jurisdictions can apply for fiscal year FY2017 funds to establish, enhance, and maintain rapid population-based surveillance of microcephaly and other adverse outcomes possibly linked to Zika.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Centers for Disease Control – NCHHSTP

Data to Care Rx: Using Real-time Prescription Claims Data to Support the HIV Care Continuum

Deadline: ESTIMATED: Jun 09, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Award Ceiling: $875,000

Publication Date: 12/21

Summary: The purpose of the cooperative-agreement is to develop and implement a model using real-time pharmacy data to identify persons who fail to pick up prescribed ARVs, and who are at risk for poor retention in care, and to use this information for targeted adherence and retention interventions and to re-engage persons in care.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Centers for Disease Control – NCIPC

Cooperative Agreement for Supporting and Building Capacity of Core Public Health Functions Related to Injury Prevention and Control

Deadline: ESTIMATED: Feb 27, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Award Ceiling: $249,999

Publication Date: 12/20

Summary: The purpose of this supplement is to provide technical assistance and training to (RNCO’s) and CDC State Support Teams to support the planning, development and facilitation of new national peer learning teams. The technical assistance and training is expected to enhance NPLT’s success through applying a systems thinking approach to NPLT planning, development, and implementation; enhancing skills to facilitate dialogue, solve conflict and difficult problems, and increase collaboration on work teams to achieve goals; and optimizing technology and facilitation techniques within the virtual environment.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Centers for Disease Control – OPHPR

Hospital Preparedness Program – Public Health Emergency Preparedness Cooperative Agreement

Deadline: ESTIMATED: Mar 17, 2017

Award Size: 62 Awards with cost sharing

Program Funding: $850,000,000

Award Ceiling: $42,000,000

Award Floor: $300,000

Publication Date: 12/21

Summary: This funding opportunity announcement is intended to support the U.S. public health and healthcare systems’ ability to prepare for and to respond effectively to public health emergencies within the United States and associated territories and freely associated states.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – ERA

Coordinating Center for Research to Promote the Health of Children with Birth Defects and People with Developmental and Other Disabilities

Deadline: Feb 22, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Award Ceiling: $675,000

Award Floor: $225,000

Publication Date: 12/21

Summary: The purpose of this cooperative agreement award is to develop a central NCBDDD Coordinating Center to actively outreach and establish innovative partnerships with academic and other researchers to expand upon the scientific knowledge to promote the health and well-being of babies, children, and adults by studying and addressing the causes of birth defects; help children reach their potential by understanding developmental disabilities; reduce complications of blood disorders; and improve the health of people living with disabilities.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – ERA

Identify and Characterize Potential Environmental Risk Factors for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Evaluate Their Impact on ALS Disease Incidence and Progression

Deadline: ESTIMATED Post Date: Dec 30, 2016

Due Date: Mar 31, 2017

Award Size: 5 Awards

Program Funding: $7,500,000

Award Ceiling: $500,000

Award Floor: $350,000

Publication Date: 12/22

Summary: The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) is soliciting investigator-initiated research that will identify and characterize environmental toxicants in human biological samples that may be potential environmental risk factors for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – ERA

Miner Safety and Health Training Program-Western United States (U60)

Deadline: Feb 21, 2017

Award Size: 10 Awards

Program Funding: $1,400,000

Award Ceiling: $450,000

Award Floor: $200,000

Publication Date: 12/22

Summary: The purpose of this FOA is to enhance the quality and availability of health and safety training for mine workers in the Western United States. As a result, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) invites applications for cooperative agreements to support the development and implementation of training and education programs.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part D Coordinated HIV Services and Access to Research for Women, Infants, Children, and Youth (WICY) Existing Geographic Service Areas

Deadline: Feb 21, 2017

Award Size: 115 Awards

Program Funding: $74,150,000

Publication Date: 12/21

Summary: The purpose of this program is to provide family-centered care in the outpatient or ambulatory care setting to low income, uninsured, underinsured, and medically underserved women (25 years and older) living with HIV, infants (up to two years of age) exposed to or living with HIV, children (ages two to 12) living with HIV, and youth (ages 13 to 24) living with HIV.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration

State Public Health Coordinating Center for Autism

Deadline: Feb 17, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Program Funding: $275,000

Publication Date: 12/21

Summary: HRSA is funding a State Public Health Coordinating Center for Autism (hereafter, referred to as the Coordinating Center) to support and assist 50 states and nine jurisdictions in developing state-wide systems of care to improve the health of infants, children, and adolescents who have or are at risk for developing autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities (DD).

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration

Children with Special Health Care Needs Research Network (CSHCN-RN)

Deadline: ESTIMATED

Post Date: Jan 16, 2017

Due Date: Mar 16, 2017

Award Size: Not Listed

Publication Date: 12/22

Summary: The goal of the Children with Special Health Care Needs Research Network (CSHCN-RN) is to establish an interdisciplinary, multi-site, collaborative research network that will lead, promote, and coordinate national research activities aimed at building the evidence base for the effectiveness of the Core System Outcomes  for children with special health care needs (CSHCN) in achieving positive health outcomes.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration

Optimizing Momentum – Toward Sustainable Epidemic Control

Deadline: FORECASTED

Award Size: 4 Awards

Publication Date: 12/22

Summary: To support the integration of HIV testing, care and prevention interventions currently or previously supported by PEPFAR into national health systems through evaluation and technical assistance to ensure continued gains toward sustainable epidemic control.   The project also aims to learn from the multiple country models and transition planning processes and disseminate information and best practices.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration

Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network 2.0 on Infant Mortality (IM CoIIN 2.0)

Deadline: FORECASTED

Award Size: 1 Award

Publication Date: 12/22

Summary: This announcement solicits applications for the Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network 2.0 on Infant Mortality (IM CoIIN 2.0).  The overall goal of IM CoIIN 2.0 is to reduce infant mortality, disparities in infant mortality, and improve perinatal outcomes through support of 1) collaborative improvement, 2) collaborative innovation, and 3) the spread and scale of best practices to reduce infant mortality.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Part C Capacity Development Program

Deadline: ESTIMATED

Due Date: Feb 28, 2017

Award Size: 15 Awards

Publication Date: 12/22

Summary: This announcement solicits applications for the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Part C Capacity Development Program to strengthen organizational infrastructure to respond to the changing health care landscape and to increase capacity to develop, enhance, or expand access to high quality HIV primary health care services for low-income, uninsured, underinsured, and underserved PLWH.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration

Special Projects of National Significance – Hepatitis C Treatment for People Living with HIV/AIDS – Demonstration Sites

Deadline: FORECASTED

Award Size: 10 Awards

Publication Date: 12/22

Summary: As health care systems and policies change over time, jurisdictions will need to develop creative ways to achieve optimal levels of Hepatitis C treatment among HIV/HCV co-infected persons. This project will provide funding, technical support and evaluation to assist jurisdictions with this endeavor.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration

Special Projects of National Significance – Health Information Technology (HIT) Capacity Building for the Integration of Medicaid and non-Medicaid providers Served under Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

Deadline: FORECASTED

Award Size: 2 Awards

Publication Date: 12/22

Summary: The purpose of this funding opportunity program is to support two (2) Ryan White Part B                           recipients to promote the enhancement of Medicaid Management Information Systems (MMIS) to increase coordination of eligibility, care, and quality initiatives.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration

Special Projects of National Significance – Hepatitis C Treatment for People Living with HIV/AIDS – ECTAC

Deadline: FORECASTED

Award Size: 1 Award

Publication Date: 12/22

Summary: The purpose of this three-year cooperative agreement program is to support a single organization that will serve as an Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center (ETAC) to assist up to 10 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part A, B and C recipients funded as cooperative agreement recipients in the development of comprehensive jurisdiction-level hepatitis C (HCV) screening, care and treatment systems for individuals coinfected with HIV and HCV.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration

Family Support Centers for Families of Children with or at-risk for Congenital Zika Virus Infection

Deadline: ESTIMATED

Post Date: Jan 17, 2017

 Due Date: Mar 02, 2017

Award Size: 4 Awards

Publication Date: 12/22

Summary: The purpose of this program is to provide information, education, technical assistance and support to families of children with or at-risk of congenital Zika Virus Infection, and professionals who serve such families.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health

FY17 Announcement of Anticipated Availability of Funds for Support for Expectant and Parenting Teens, Women, Fathers, and Their Families

Deadline: Mar 24, 2017

Award Size: 20 Awards with cost sharing

Program Funding: $22,000,000

Award Ceiling: $1,500,000

Award Floor: $500,000

Publication Date: 12/21

Summary: The purpose of this PAF Program FOA is to support States and Tribes to provide expectant and parenting teens, women, fathers, and their families with a seamless network of supportive services including evidence-based/evidence-informed approaches to improve their health and well-being.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health

FY17 Announcement of Anticipated Availability of Funds for Centers for Teen Pregnancy Prevention and Adolescent Health Promotion Research

Deadline: Mar 31, 2017

Award Size: 3 Awards

Program Funding: $1,500,000

Award Ceiling: $500,000

Award Floor: $500,000

Publication Date: 12/21

Summary: This Funding Opportunity Announcement seeks applications from qualified organizations for teen pregnancy prevention and adolescent health promotion research center grants. These centers will conduct, synthesize and translate research into practice for the promotion of adolescent health and the prevention of teen pregnancy in support of OAH’s priorities and mission.

 

Department of Justice

Bureau of Justice Assistance

BJA FY 17 Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program

Deadline: Feb 28, 2017

Award Size: 40 Awards with cost sharing

Program Funding: $45,000,000

Award Ceiling: $1,500,000

Publication Date: 12/20

Summary: The purpose of the Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program is to provide financial and technical assistance to states, state courts, local courts, units of local government, and Indian tribal governments to develop and implement drug courts that effectively integrate evidenced-based substance abuse treatment, mandatory drug testing, sanctions and incentives, and transitional services in a judicially supervised court setting with jurisdiction over substance-abusing offenders.

 

Department of Justice

Bureau of Justice Assistance

BJA FY 17 National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI)

Deadline: Mar 02, 2017

Award Size: 57 Awards

Program Funding: $4,100,000

Award Ceiling: $3,000,000

Publication Date: 12/20

Summary: The purpose of this grant program is to provide funding to test untested sexual assault kits, prevent sexual assaults, and improve the criminal justice system’s response to sexual assaults.

 

Department of Justice

Bureau of Justice Assistance

BJA FY 17 Safeguarding Children of Arrested Parents

Deadline: Feb 16, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Award Ceiling: $300,000

Publication Date: 12/20

Summary: The arrest of a parent can have a significant impact on a child whether or not the child is present at the time of the arrest. Depending on age and quality of the relationship with the parent, children may feel shock, immense fear, anxiety, or anger towards the arresting officers or law enforcement in general.

 

Department of Justice

National Institute of Corrections

Incident Command System for Corrections (ICSC): Training for Trainers (T4T)

Deadline: Feb 22, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Award Ceiling: $160,000

Publication Date: 12/22

Summary: Through this cooperative agreement, NIC seeks to expand its delivery of incident command services to include local confinement facilities (jails).

 

Department of Justice

Office for Victims of Crime

OVC FY 17 Comprehensive Services for Victims of All Forms of Human Trafficking

Deadline: Feb 21, 2017

Award Size: 13 Awards with cost sharing

Program Funding: $10,000,000

Award Ceiling: $750,000

Publication Date: 12/20

Summary: By statute, grants under this program may be awarded to states, units of local government, federally recognized Indian tribal governments (as determined by the Secretary of the Interior), and nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations (including tribal nonprofits).

 

Department of Justice

Office on Violence Against Women

OVW FY 2017 Sexual Assault Services Culturally Specific Program Solicitation

Deadline: Feb 07, 2017

Award Size: 11 Award

Program Funding: $3,500,000

Award Ceiling: $300,000

Publication Date: 12/20

Summary: The goal of the SAS Culturally Specific Program is create, maintain, and expand sustainable sexual assault services provided by culturally specific organizations, which are uniquely situated to respond to respond to the needs of sexual assault victims within culturally specific populations.

 

Department of Justice

Office on Violence Against Women

OVW FY 2017 Tribal Sexual Assault Services Program

Deadline: Feb 23, 2017

Award Size: 10 Awards

Program Funding: $3,000,000

Award Ceiling: $325,000

Publication Date: 12/21

Summary: The Tribal Sexual Assault Services Program provides funding directly to tribes, tribal organizations, and nonprofit tribal organizations to create, maintain, and expand sexual assault services within Indian country and Alaskan native villages.

 

Department of Justice

Office on Violence Against Women

OVW FY 2017 Training and Technical Assistance to Support Grantee Reporting

Deadline: Feb 15, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Award Ceiling: $2,500,000

Award Floor: $1,200,000

Publication Date: 12/23

Summary: OVW will enter into a cooperative agreement with an entity selected through this solicitation to review, clean, and analyze data collected from grantee progress reports, maintain that information in a database, and work in partnership with OVW to fulfill reporting requirements, respond to data requests, and make data accessible and useful to OVW and its grantees

 

Department of the Interior

Bureau of Land Management

BLM- Nevada Lincoln County Non-Motorized Multipurpose Trails SNPLMA Round 15

Deadline: Jan 20, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Award Ceiling: $730,280

Publication Date: 12/20

Summary: This project is for an all new environmentally sustainable mountain biking and hiking trail network that will include up to 22 miles on public lands in Lincoln County, Nevada.

 

Department of the Interior

Bureau of Reclamation

Implementation of Truckee River Operating Agreement

Deadline: Jan 06, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Award Ceiling: $499,420

Publication Date: 12/23

Summary: The objectives of the project include full implementation of the Truckee River Operating Agreement (TROA) will provide stability and finality for operating and managing water resources under established water rights and negotiated guidelines between the major beneficiaries of Truckee River waters.

 

Department of the Interior

Fish and Wildlife Service

North American Wetlands Conservation Act 2018 U.S. Standard Grants

Deadline: Feb 24, 2017

Award Size: 50 Awards with cost sharing

Program Funding: $50,000,000

Award Ceiling: $1,000,000

Award Floor: $100,001

Publication Date: 12/22

Summary: The U.S. Standard Grants Program is a competitive, matching grants program that supports public-private partnerships carrying out projects in the United States that further the goals of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act. These projects must involve only long-term protection, restoration, enhancement and/or establishment of wetlands and associated uplands habitats for the benefit of all wetlands-associated migratory birds.

 

Department of the Interior

Geological Survey

2017 National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program

Deadline: Jan 31, 2017

Award Size: 35 Awards with cost sharing

Publication Date: 12/20

Summary: State governments are eligible. The objectives of the Program as outlined in the Act are to: (1) archive geologic, geophysical, and engineering data, maps, well logs, and samples; (2) provide a national catalog of such archival material; and (3) provide technical and financial assistance related to the archival material.

 

Department of Transportation

PHMSA Hazmat Grants

2017 PHMSA SPST Grant

Deadline: Feb 17, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Award Ceiling: $1,000,000

Award Floor: $250,000

Publication Date: 12/20

Summary: PHMSA is soliciting applications on a competitive basis to receive grant funds for training instructors to train public-sector hazmat responders. Instructors trained under this program will have the ability to offer training to a large number of hazmat responders at locations convenient to students and will use local facilities and resources.

 

Department of Transportation

PHMSA Hazmat Grants

2017 PHMSA HMIT Grant

Deadline: Feb 17, 2017

Award Size: 5 Awards

Program Funding: $4,000,000

Award Ceiling: $1,000,000

Award Floor: $250,000

Publication Date: 12/20

Summary: PHMSA is soliciting proposals on a competitive basis to receive HMIT grant funds for training instructors who will then train employees involved in the transportation of hazardous materials.

 

National Science Foundation

Critical Techniques, Technologies and Methodologies for Advancing Foundations and Applications of Big Data Sciences and Engineering

Deadline: Mar 22, 2017

Award Size: 35 Awards

Program Funding: $26,500,000

Award Ceiling: $2,000,000

Award Floor: $400,000

Publication Date: 12/23

Summary: The BIGDATA program seeks novel approaches in computer science, statistics, computational science, and mathematics, along with innovative applications in domain science, including social and behavioral sciences, education, biology, the physical sciences, and engineering that lead towards the further development of the interdisciplinary field of data science.